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on the gun control debate. thank you for staying with us tonight. i'm maureen ume. >> and i'm laura evans. the edge begins with a discussion that will likely carry on well into the new year, gun policy. regardless of which side of the debate you are on, the goal is ending gun violence. a crowd gathered in the columbia heights neighborhood for a vigil to do just that. the sorry yil and march to a nearby church was in honor of 20 children and six school staff members killed in connecticut. president obama says this is not just an issue for lawmakers and law enforcement. he says it's going to take all americans standing up and saying enough on behalf of our kids. >> with what took place in connecticut, many citizens are feeling a driving force to come out and speak in opposition to the gun violence which plagues our country. >> some people we spoke with tonight support an all-out gun ban. others say there should be a way to cut down on the violence while still protecting the secretary amount. in newtown, the last of the school shooting victims has now been late to rest. 17-year-old josephine
by this tragedy, and it's not just those directly affected in the shooting. laura an happy to is live from sandy hook with reaction from folks in town. laura? reporter: this is a very tight-knit small community, a village. today it was filled with people and cars from all over the area. but we heard very little noise. very little conversation. it was cold. it drizzled all day. the sky was gray. but it very much fit the mood. >> the feelings are in the faces of the thousands of people who have descended on tiny sandy hook, connecticut. and ideal village, the town is in shock, nowmed the reality that a disturbed young man took so much. 27 people from one small place. >> i walk up and down and it's just -- your spine just -- get that shiver. >> sadness. and disbelief. reporter: at the entrance to the school, around a sign that says visitors welcome, there stands 27 christmas trees for each victim, dem crated for the -- decorate for the holiday. including stuffed animals for those lost here. >> she left them behind. >> why did you want to do that? >> because i hoped -- >> there were many children am
it down to three finalists. john learner from snow, ohio. laura morrisette from arlington, massachusetts. and jennifer roth from mount taber, new jersey. here to judge the whole thing, award-winning chef and baker hans rockenbagger. his latest masterpiece, a replica of new york city's flat iron building. good morning to you all. >> good morning. >> hans, what are you looking for generally here, as you take a peek at three pretty different gingerbread houses. >> they are all sody. i'm flabbergasted. originality, creativity, execution is key. >> fan out behind your houses. john, tell me about this victorian brick home. >> this house has three of the hardest candies to find. fruit gum, wrigley's doublemint you can find in buckle loads, but fruit stripe not so much. and the hardest thing to find, white candy canes. white on white. >> so rare candy is your secret. and by the way, you're a dentist? >> i tell my patients to surrender all the candy to the proper authorities. >> that's how he keeps his livelihood. >> what do you think, hans? >> i think it's pretty amazing. i also understand it's
child just 6 years old. laura is live from sandy hook where jack pnt 0was laid to rest. laura. >>reporter: hi dan yes. the fawn rall started today. they will continue through the weak. each will be heart breaking in their own right. in the mean time this public memorial in the center of town continues to grow and an effort by mostly strange investigators comfort the people here in at least a small way. three days into the tiny town nature mayor people come from all over to pay their respect grows by the hour. from new york. indiana. ohio. new jersey. throughout the northeast. they stand with those who live in sandy hook and newtown. joined together in a common sense of tremendous loss. >> i'm actually very grateful for the display of support for the families. because i don't think the families are strong enough really to come out here yet and walk around but they know everyone is coming for them. >>reporter: earlier those family began privately burying their loved ones. in this case simple service for 6-year-old jack pinto. a little boy remembered for his love of
funeral today was held for another young victim another child just 6 years old. laura is live from sandy hook where jack pnt 0was laid to rest. laura. >>reporter: hi dan yes. the fawn rall started today. they will continue through the weak. each will be heart breaking in their own right. in the mean time this public memorial in the center of town continues to grow and an effort by mostly strange investigators comfort the people here in at least a small way. three days into the tiny town nature mayor people come from all over to pay their respect grows by the hour. from new york. indiana. ohio. new jersey. throughout the northeast. they stand with those who live in sandy hook and newtown. joined together in a common sense of tremendous loss. >> i'm actually very grateful for the display of support for the families. because i don't think the families are strong enough really to come out here yet and walk around but they know everyone is coming for them. >>reporter: earlier those family began privately burying their loved ones. in this case simple service for 6-year-old jack p
. >> reporter: laura kelly and her family came from connecticut to help rebuild. >> if i was in this position, i would hope people would help me. >> reporter: they say it's not a little deed. it's given them hope. erica ferrari, wjz eyewitness news. >>> the family says they came to new york to help the sandy victims in honor of those killed in newtown earlier this month. they say it's one of 26 acts of kindness they want to complete this holiday season for each of the victims. >>> two high profile resignations his egypt. the vice president has resigned. mekki said he realized politics did not suit his professional background as a judge. in the case of the bank governor, officials met with him earlier this week trying to parade him not to -- persuade him not to leave. >>> and the pope met with the former butler and pardoned him. he was caught stealing from the pope and released the private documents to the media. the case against the butler was vati leaks and he told him personally he had been pardoned. and the butler is now free. >>> it is a corporation
atjy;w÷ sano hook school. abc 7's laura anthony is in connecticut to report on the outpouring of emotions there. >> we're live to show how local schools are responding including sending officers to every school in the county today. >> a high school football player is the latest victim of gun violence in the bay area. tonight, friends remember a nice guy, a promising athlete. >> wet weather return together bay area. a study rain that could be start of what is still to come this week. >> they've locked doors after 7:00. it's harsh. but reality, you know? unfortunately that is the world we're living in. >> it is the new reality. schools across the country tonight. stepped up security on a monday filled with anxiety after the tragedy in connecticut. good evening, everyone, i'm carolyn johnson. >> we begin tonight with the latest headlines from newtown, funeral services held for two victims of the shootings friday. both just six years old. police are promising a pains taking investigation into just what happened. it could take months to complete. and sandy hook school may never reo
today. abc 7 news reporter vic lee and laura anthony are covering local schools for us tonight what. can you tell us about school security? >> well, dan, since you mentioned police, i can tell you they've been in the process of distributing police radios to schools. so that teachers can call them directly instead of using 911. i can also tell you that all of the school zrekts by we contacted today say they do have security measures in place and that they drill regularly, all of this is after columbine.s5[4x since the columbine massacre, schools have been holding drill was police, simulating shootings. all with a goal of preparing teachers, staff and students for the unthinkable. it's taught schools to toughen their security. san francisco school chief says every campus now hz a safety plan and a crisis man yule. >> it has scenarios from you know, intruders to gas leaks to electrical leaks to evacuations and schools practice the safety plans regularly. >> he and other school officials we spoke with won't share all of the security protocol with us buzz they don't want potential intruders t
't think it's got anything cooking. laura in new york. laura. >> caller: hi, jim, it's laura from new york. how are you? >> how are you, laura? >> caller: good, thanks. my stock is allen communications. buy or sell? >> it had gotten beat up because of the possibility people thought things were going to go awry in israel. the fundamentals are good. my friend who does breakout stocks tells meet fundamentals are terrific. i am a buyer not a seller. a lock. let's go to lee in california. lee. >> caller: mr. cramer, thank you very much for all the wisdom you share with us. >> sure do try. what's going on? >> caller: my stock is valley. i've been wrong and with the stock down should i hold, fold, double down? >> this used to be 28, 20, 32. it's been cut in half. we both think that at $17 this one is the chip. this is the way to play china because it's a huge iron work company. i want to own vale. let's go to terrence in new york. >> caller: hey, jim, i'm doing a portfolio for my professor alexander. i just want to know about general dynamics. >> i think general dynamics is a winner. why i do say
.com. in oakland, abc 7 news. >> laura, thank you very much. in the south bay looks like owner of a luxury car lot made off with 20 high end vehicles. we first brought you this story last night. owners converging on sunnyvale motor cars looking for answers tonight. the lot has been nearly empty and the owner condition be found. car owners signed over their titles or pink slips when left the cars at the lot. authorities say that was a big mistake. giving the lot ownership of the cars. >> i they can report it stolen. >> your car? >> yes. >> a lot of them have double loans and they lost over $20,000 and $30,000. >> a mechanic says many cars were towed off the lot last friday, apparently to be sold at auction. the owner is being -- authorities are looking for the owner. a process server says she left town last month. >> there is good news for golfers in san francisco tonight. a lawsuit aimed at closing sharp park golf course has been dismissed. a court judge found the city did not violate the endangered species act allowing golf in the park. the judge relied on an opinion from u.s. fish and wildlife s
of the weekly standard. kirsten powers. laura ingraham and fox news political analyst juan williams. >> this week one gave me a new way to think of the way we are accumulating the huge national debt. it is interesting. under president obama the debt increased $5.7 trillion. the estimated cost of recovery from hurricane are sandy is $50 billion. so the rate at which our debt is increasing is as if a new hurricane sandy hit the u.s. treasury every two weeks. given that, bill, what do you think of the president's new stripped down plan which would reduce the debt by less than 2 sandys in the first year. >> the president is not serious about reducing the debt. that was evident the last four years and will be evident the next four years. we do have this practical problem ten days from now of the fiscal cliff. i said republicans would be well advised to accept the fact that president obama won the election and minimize the damage that will be done by the tax increase that is coming. >> chris: you would go for the stripped down obama plan? >> i would go for what the speaker tried to do lat
of the weekly standard. kirsten powers from the daily beast web site, radio talk show host, laura ingraham and fox news political analyst, juan williams. well, this week, someone gave me a new way to think of the way we are accumulating the huge national debt, in the country. bear with me for a moment. it is complicated but it is interesting. under president obama the debt increased $5.7 trillion. the estimated cost of recovery from hurricane sandy, is $50 billion. so the rate at which our debt is increasing, is as if a new hurricane sandy hit the u.s. treasury every two weeks. given that, though, what do you think of the president's new stripped-down plan which would reduce the debt by less than 2 sandies in the first year? >> the president is not serious about reducing the debt and that has become evident over the last four years, as we continue to grow the deficit and it will be evident over the next four years, on the other hand, we have a practical problem, ten days from now, the fiscal cliff and on that, i think as i said many times on the show, republicans will be women advised to a
. laura anthony is in connecticut and report live later. >>> temperatures on their way down later today officials are issuing advisory and warning. >> how cold is it going to get? >>> this morning any indication it is going to be cold, frost and isolated areas more tomorrow. the cold air is coming in now, you can see scattered showers on live doppler, over the ocean water which is actually warmer than land now that's why we have the showers there. mainly going to stay over the ocean. for tonight, let's start in the north bay where the going season will end for a few plants temperatures drop to 25 to 30° for several hours thick frost north bay valleys and mountains from 3:00 to 8:00. frost possible in other areas east bay valleys, bay shoreline, south bay, monterey bay, carmel valley, hole hisster valley all could have patchy frost, watch out for frosty windshields and slippery sidewalks tomorrow morning. update on the big rain coming. >>> for the second time in a month, sinkhole threatening a contra costa county road this time in clayton on marsh creek between deer valley and pine lane
into the mine. again man. laura anthony will have a report tonight at 5. you can sign up for our breaking news alerts at abc7news.com. >>> traffic is moving slowly once again on i-5 this morning after a massive chain reaction crash near the oregon border north of yreka near the town of hornbrook. the freeway was shutdown all night, up to 60 cars and trucks were involved, 16 were hurt, eight taken to the hospital, chp says the mess was caused by black ice and people driving too fast. >> this morning we didn't have black ice although i was cold enough. >>> we had thick frost this morning. good morning. here's the set-up as you look at live doppler, radar and satellite superimposed, you don't see radar returns, don't see satellite returns until you get well north those were the things that would have kept us a little warmer. without them high pressure, dry air and these are the coldest temperatures i could find by region in petaluma 21°, fremont east bay shore 24 san ramon east bay valleys 27 napa 28, santa clara south bay, palo alto 29 forest hill area of san francisco without frost, 35. >>> th
. there is so much need. >> reporter: laura kelly and her family came from connecticut to help rebuild. >> if i was ever in this position, i would hope people would come and do the same for me. i figure it's the least i can do. >> reporter: but they say it's not a little deed. it's given them hope and a sign the christmas spirit is still alive. cbs news, breezy point, new york. >>> also in breezy point, a couple determined to rebuild their lives... they grew up in breezy point. it was always their plan to make a home there, but sandy put that plan on hold. >> it's a little bit of hope, to see we're going to pull through this. we're gonna do it one day at a time. we're going to rebuild. >> more than 100 homes burned to the ground in the aftermath of superstorm sandy. many of the other 2800 homes were destroyed by floodwaters, including the home that tracy and rich shared together. >>> we get the tiniest taste of that today. a san francisco gas station is shut down after its roof collapsed on top of a car this afternoon, in the aftermath of our own storm. this is the 76 gas station at 17th. nobod
for continuing coverage of the connecticut school tragedy. laura anthony is in connecticut and report live later. >>> temperatures on their way down later today officials are issuing advisory and warning. >> how cold is it going to get? >>> this morning any indication it is going to be cold, frost and isolated areas more tomorrow. the cold air is coming in now, you can see scattered showers on live doppler, over the ocean water which is actually warmer than land now that's why we have the showers there. mainly going to stay over the ocean. for tonight, let's start in the north bay where the going season will end for a few plants temperatures drop to 25 to 30° for several hours thick frost north bay valleys and mountains from 3:00 to 8:00. frost possible in other areas east bay valleys, bay shoreline, south bay, monterey bay, carmel valley, hole hisster valley all could have patchy frost, watch out for frosty windshields and slippery sidewalks tomorrow morning. update on the big rain coming. >>> for the second time in a month, sinkhole threatening a contra costa county road this time in clayton
. this morning a los angeles man bought coffee for folks going that the town general store. laura anthony is in newtown, connecticut tonight and begins our coverage. >> glimmer of good news in all the bad that came out of sandy hook these past three days. 2 survivors not one after the rampage of the school friday morning. they were 2 women both shot in the lower extremity both treated and release from local hospitals. men time satellite police say they will continue their exhaustive investigation of the 2 crime scenes. trace the origin of the guns adam lanza used to kill so many. even though he and the others are gone. >> we are going to do everything that it takes to ensure that we uncover every bit of evidence we examine every facet of it and conduct as many interview with everyone we need to do to paint a clear picture. >>reporter: at the same time process of burying all those who died has begun. services for first grader jack pinto held at local funeral home in newtown. attended by parents and their kids. some of them the 6-year-old best friends. they remembered his love of sp
, the guns used in newtown were purchased legally. so is a weapons ban the answer? laura ingraham weighs in just a couple minutes from right now. ♪ [ engine revs ] ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] the mercedes-benz winter event is back, with the perfect vehicle that's just right for you, no matter which list you're on. [ santa ] ho, ho, ho, ho! [ male announcer ] lease a 2013 c250 for $349 a month at your local mercedes-benz dealer. you have a plan? first we're gonna check our bags for free, thanks to our explorer card. then, the united club. my motr was so wrong about you. next, we get priory boarding on our flight i booked with miles. all because of the card. and me. okay, what's the plan? plan? mm-hmm. we're on vacation. there is no plan. really? [ male announcer ] the united mileageplus explorer card. the mileage card with speci perks on united. get it and you're in. >> gretchen: good morning, everybody. today is tuesday, december 18, 2012. i'm gretchen carlson. thanks for sharing your time with us today. four days now since the school shooting that shook our nation to its core. some stu
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first lady laura bush. >> ladies and gentlemen, the speaker of the united states house of representatives, the honorable john boehner. >> ladies and all men, good afternoon and welcome to the capital. this is a great day for the american people, and we are happy to welcome you here today. gold medals are the highest level of appreciation for distinguished achievement. the first congressional gold medal was awarded to general george washington in 1776 for liberating the city of boston. today, we will present a congressional gold medal to aung san suu kyi in recognition of her efforts to liberate the people of burma. today, we celebrate her steadfast commitment to democracy, stability, and human dignity, and we do so in a manner worthy of her ideals. nancy pelosi initiated the measure of awarding this metal and republican george w. bush signed into law. his wife, former first lady laura bush, is with us today, as is her predecessor, secretary of state hillary clinton. coming together in mutual respect, a step from the chambers where we passionately debate the issues of th
laura anthony reports live from a town that will never be the same. >> in sacramento in, response to connecticut shootings, lawmakers introduced more gun control laws. state senator lock year wants to put pension fund investments into gun manufacturing firms. >> where do you think this is going to go? >> i lawmaker presides over financial reforms after a scandal he brought on himself. >> we're going begin with a live picture from pleasanton. live, over the san jose city college under a lock down right now. someone reported hearing gunshots at the school today. good evening, i'm dan ashley. >> after what happened in connecticut on friday, you can imagine how anxious people are about seeing a weapon at n]÷ san jose city college off interstate 280 southwest of downtown san jose. abc 7 news is live on the scene for us. david what can you tell us? >> this situation is still unfolding here on the city college campus, you can see there are police cars. there has been a tremendous response here because of the reportsr8<1ñ that someone is on campus with a gun. the first reports came indi
to the tragedy. reporter laura anthony is also in connecticut and she will have live reports. >>> now back to our storm watch coverage. new storm moved into the bay area overnight in the santa cruz mountains are getting hit with showers this morning. reporter terry mcsweeney joins us live, how heavy are they? >> it's pretty light showers but it doesn't stop. it's been going for at least three hours up here, probably longer than that. take a look at pictures, at the summit give you an idea what is going on. you can see some cars and trucks going through. again, nothing heavy, but it just doesn't quit. now with the traffic getting a little heavier, probably a good time to keep that in mind. also, in the north bay, look at pictures we have from the golden gate bridge. showers this morning and video this morning around 2:30 this morning. i came across the golden gate bridge around 3:00, a little bit before, it was light showers at that time. it was coming down heavier down there than it has since i got here to the santa cruz mountains. it was early in the going. we've got a fuel morning in front of u
. >> reporter: laura kelly and her family came from connecticut saturday to help rebuild. >> if i was ever in this position, i would hope that people could would come and do the same for me. it's the least i can do. >> reporter: but they say it's not a little deed. it's given them hope and a sign the christmas spirit is still alive. erica ferrari for cbs news, breezy point, new york. >>> we had our own little breezy point back in the bay area. this one was at the corner of 17th and patrero at the 76 gas station. it's shut down now after its roof collapsed on top of a car this afternoon. luckily nobody was hurt but a building inspector is checking things out. >>> now, the showers that boy they really poured this afternoon in san francisco. in the aftermath of the cold front that is now headed south into santa barbara county. for us just a few shreds of the showers left overnight. there's a little bit up there but otherwise things are drying up tonight. not for long though. another one offshore in its wake with skies clearing a bit. temperatures will come down into the 40s tonight. 48 degree
been an area so devastatingly affected by the storm, and there's so much need. >> reporter: laura kelly and her family came from connecticut saturday to help rebuild. >> if i was ever in this position, i would hope that people would come and do the same for me. i figure it's the least i can do. >> reporter: but the group says it's not a little deed, it's given them hope and a sign that the christmas spirit is still alive. cbs news, breezy point, new york. >> one breezy point couple will celebrate their first christmas as husband and wife. tracy and rich got married in their hometown. the emt and his bride arrived at the church atop a fire truck. the groom says today's walk down the aisle was a piece of cake compared to what it was like to walk their town in the aftermath of supper storm sandy. >> the -- super storm sandy. >> i think everybody needs a little bit of hope to see that we're going to pull through this and we're going to do it one day at a time and we're going to rebuild. >> the church where they took their vows had no heat since the storm. but the monseigner said the wedding
's good on guns. i'll go with him or something like that. laura is down in -- i never know produce to pronounce it. sebring, florida. >> caller: how are you bill? >> bill: i'm good. a little upset this morning but what's up? >> caller: i'm from a big ole right-to-work state. florida. and i'll tell you what, my husband and i moved here seven years ago. he got a job working for a man. never paid him a dime because it was a right-to-work state. how stupid are we right? >> bill: yeah. >> so we took him to court and we won. so he has to pay all of the backlog of overtime. >> bill: good for you. that's just another example right. about $12,000 to $15,000 the average worker makes less per year in a right-to-work state than in a state where you don't have right-to-work legislation. >> my husband just got a new job now making $9.50 an hour. >> bill: wow. yeah, there you go. in florida. that's considered a living wage? i don't think so. laura, good to talk with you emphasizing that score. peter, what else is going on?
of 15 educators in a doctor program at the sage college here in new york. the dean there, dr. laura quigly joins me. what kind of impression did this principal, dawn hochsprung, give to you? what kind of impression did she make on your students? >> i met her first of all when i welcomed the students to the campus last summer. of the 16 candidates accepted into the doctorate program this year, i really honestly have to say she was the one person who left an indelible mark on me because i was so impressed by her comments, her dedication to her small community in newtown, connecticut. her fellow classmates were just amazed she was traveling from connecticut up to the capitol region of new york to pursue her doctorate in educational leadership. she spoke about how she truly believed that her role in education was to create such leaders of the elementary children with whom she served. she had an infectious smile and she was always smiling. i think that's a reason why i remember her so dearly. >> reporter: lori, it is not often you hear people in a town, parents and teachers and kids talk
's a winner all around. [cheering and applause] to present the national book award for poetry is laura kasischke. she has published eight collection of poet. "space and chains" for which she received national book critic circle award. she's been a giewgen heim fellow and won two fellowship from the national endowment for the arts and published several noels. please help me welcome laura kasischke. what city on my summer vaiuation. the first belief that five boats put in a metaphor call room told and together told to agree on anything let alone deciding what the five most moving, beautifully crafting, humbling, deserving and mind blowing books could never do so without if not bloodshed serious odium. i took on the task thinking it would be mostly worthwhile and interesting. i would have four new enemy out there in the poetry world. it didn't happen that way. we agreed early on and easily we were in search of enduring merit. that was all. it was scary that first conference call. i felt sure i wasn't the only one that thought yeah right enduring merit except that one could another's offen
the potential tax hikes? joining us on the phone is laura porter, managing director at the public finance department, sector head for the state ratings group which focuses on state credits across the country. and focuses on a report, laura, looking granularly at this. good morning. >> good morning. thanks for having me. >> in general, you argue that a lot of ratings on the state front will remain unchanged no matter what. why is that? >> we feel states are fundamentally very strong credits, have strong control over their revenues and spending and the vast majority have shown the ability and willingness to adjust. so we think that the biggest and immediate threat is the fiscal cliff and what that can mean for state revenues, which quickly react to changing economy. >> you make the point -- surprise to no one, you have an unusually high degree of uncertainty in this outlook and that's because -- walk us through a scenario. we go over the cliff, and we begin seeing materially lower revenues almost immediately. >> yeah, you have personal income and sales taxes. and that shows that -- when you
, laura anthony abc 7 news. >> well today mass shooting obviously has been very emotional for parents and a lot of us are wondering how do you talk to your children about what happened. dean of the school of education and counciling psychology at santa clara university tells us today that you first need confront your own feelings whether those include fear, anger, anxiety, then speak to your child calmly and listen. listen. intently. and the time to do that is now before they see it somewhere else. >> would i talk today. i don't think it's worth waiting to the end of the weekend or waiting until a right moment. the moment is now. kids are experiencing this. they have to understand what does this really mean when elementary school has this kind of traged tragedy. >>reporter: he says you should reassure your kid that they are safe in school. certainly do so before they go back to class on monday because they may have some real anxiety talk to them. >> once again shooting massacre is rekindling the long running debate about gun control in the country. being talked about with re
when tame for the youngsters to return to class. >> laura is in the newtown village of sandy hook tonight and she filed this report. >> you are worried about going back. >> yes. yes. >> it's a community still anxious. as children return to school in newtown, connecticut. class were his back in session today at all schools except sandy hook elementary where 20 children and 6 staff members try to protect them were murdered last friday. >> i know a lot of people are nervous. people really don't want to be here. >> as parent who send our children to school and we want to see them back. we want them to come back home. you know we want to hold them and hug them and love them and we want them to come back home. at the end of the day. >>reporter: mean time in monroe a welcome sign hangs across the street from the shut erred middle school that is being transformed in a campus for displaced sandy hook stichbilitys i hope they are able to cope witness. i don't know if they are ready to even go back to school any time soo soon. >>reporter: funeral continue today for those killed at s
forward? we have our panel. laura your thoughts about you hear all of this talk you hear manchin and others. what do you think will come out of this? >> i think the president will bring up the renewal of the assault weapons ban and some of them being clipped multiple weapons clips ammunition clips. beyond that, there are things he can do by executive power and i wouldn't be surprised if he does executive orders restricting import of certain guns. you are seeing a shift you are seeing somebody like joe manchin who is 100 percent nra member. pat lehey liberal on many things but very pro gun in the past is going to hold hearings next month. >> another important figure senator reed we haven't heard from yet but you mentioned mark warner who spoke out this afternoon. take a look at this. >> and i absolutely believe americans have a right to reasonable gun ownership. but i also know after this enormous tragedy coming not that long after the tragedy of the -- my daughters asked me friday night, dad you are in the senate why can't we put reasonable restrictions on assault weapons or thes
doctor, dr. laura ashter. another rock. for families to get through this, you need those rocks, wind at your back, to push you forward. we got that from friends and community. >> we know there's a lot of difficult weeks and months even years ahead. i appreciate you talking tonight. i wish you the best. >> thank you. >> thanks very much, alexei. the website is noah's ark of hope fund.com. we'll put that up on our website anderson cooper.com. five days ago, the tragedy is raising questions about mass killings. investigators digging through the killer's history. we're going to talk to our chief medical correspondent dr. sanjay gupta. we'll talk about that. w? >>> i feel worried, nervous, but at the same time, i'm feeling happy to be back at school because the whole thing just -- everyone will be together. will probably be a good thing for the victims as well -- the siblings, the family of the victims. >> one of the newtown students talked about his mixed feelings about returning to class today. as we mentioned sandy hook elementary remains closed, of course. but other schools reopening
doctor, dr. laura ashter. another rock. for families to get through this, you need those rocks, kind of at your back, to push you forward. we got that from friends and community. >> we know there's a lot of difficult weeks and months even years ahead. i appreciate you talking tonight. i wish you the best. >> thank you. >> thanks very much, alexei. the website is noah's ark of hope.com. we'll put that up on our website anderson.com. five days, the tragedy is raising questions about it. investigators digging through the killer's history. we're going to talk to our chief medical correspondent dr. are sanjay gupta. we'll talk about that. ♪ [ woman ] ♪ what i want this season ♪ if you'd like to try and guess ♪ ♪ it is something very special ♪ i would readily confess [ dogs barking ] ♪ 'cause all i want this season ♪ ♪ is something from your heart ♪ la da da, la da da [ male announcer ] thinking of others this holiday season, travelers. [ sniffs ] i took dayquil but my nose is still runny. [ male announcer ] truth is, dayquil doesn't treat that. really? [ male announcer
of people walked up and asked him to leave. >> laura, thank you. right now a vigil under way in pleasanton to honor lives lost this, one organized by pta for people to share grief and express support for the devastated community. abc 7 news is live in pleasanton for us. >> hundreds, possibly thousands of community gatherings like this one are popping up across the country this, one organize bid two pta moms. they recognized a need. supposed to be a small vigil for a community but word leaked out, organizers say more people expressed the need to be here, now expecting mayor, chief ask school superintendent. in all of this confusion and sadness people are searching for come nort a place tochl press themselves in these gathering that's serve as a starting point. >> there is power in just silence, standing next to someone you may not know. they]"iv+ -- they can give comf. omfort inn numbers. is what a lot of folks?> there will be an opportunity for them to read from prepared writings, offer prayers and recite poems and sing christmas carols. this is just one of man
reporter laura anthony will tell whaus bay area schools are doing to reach out to parents, children and staff. we'll be joined by a psychology professor from santa clara university talking about how i community deal was this trauma, and how parents should talk to their kids about violence. >> one of the deadliest elementary school shootings happened in 1989 in stockton. five children killed and 29 others wounded. the gunman then shot and killed himself. seven people were kill at oikos university. the gunman is undergoing a skrik evaluation. in february, three students killed two, wounded in ohio. students waited for buses to the school. the 17-year-old gunman is being charged as an adult there. the deadliest school shooting happened in 2007. that was at virginia tech. the gunman there killed 32 people, then shot and killed himself. and we remember in 1999 at columbine high school, two students opened firing, killing 12 classmates and a teacher before killing themselves. 26 others were wounded. >> it's been a harrowing scene in newtown, connecticut all day. we're also hearing life sa
7 for coverage of the shooting tragedy in newtown, abc 7 news reporter laura anthony will bring us an update at 5:00. you can sign up for breaking news alerts. >> with the nation attention on guns in the wake of newtown one neighborhood is suffering gun violence on a daily basis. >> a bay view resident had his >> i was standing here. that bullet came through the window. as you can see... this is where it was. >> the wild, wild west area. a 5-year-old girl last year was shot and injured on the way home from school. walking past his buildings. >> this has been a dangerous neighborhood, becoming more so. i mean with therx$=ñ gang activ, the criminal activity, and the drug dealing that happens in this area, openly, you know, it's become more dangerous. >> neighbors telling us they've obtained data indicating there were 3,000 calls for service because of criminal activities in a three-block area, in the past 12 months alone. the mayor says he and city agencies have developed a new citiwide anticrime strategy. >> we need to make areas safer and find alternatives for youth. >> this man w
of tim and laura. it's amazing how appreciative people are when you tell them they could save a lot of money on their car insurance by switching to geico...they may even make you their best man. may i have the rings please? ah, helzberg diamonds. nice choice, mate. ...and now in the presence of these guests we join this loving couple. oh dear... geico. 15 minutes could save you 15% or more on car insurance. >>> just about a minute from now in newtown, connecticut and across the country people will mark a moment of silence to honor the 20 students and six adults killed at sandy hook elementary school. connecticut governor daniel malloy called for a moment of silence at 9:30 a.m. eastern time exactly one week after the horror began to untold in newtown. the church bells in newtown will toll 26 times. tens of thousands of churches say they also plan to ring their bells at 9:30 this morning. more than a dozen governors are calling for moments of silence in their own states. president obama will observe the moment in private. there will be no press conference as he marks this very somber
of a possible motive by the shooter, so far. maureen and laura? >> john, thank you for that. >>> all right. lightening things up a lot. >> yes. >> and turning to fox 5's lindsey murphy to talk about a big day for the skins. >> yes, we were talking about, it feels a little surreal with the restaurant skins what's going on. it seems at the bye week, they were 3-6 and people said, the season was over. well, the eagles have nothing and everything to play for tomorrow when they play the red skins. the season is long over at 4- 10, but not only can they play the role of spoilers and grinch, this could be the last home game that they will play under coach reid. last game, griffin picked apart the eagles defense. the hookup with santana moss was the longest of the day. nick foles has improved as a quarterback. although they only one one game in five starts, this did it in drama sick fashion. you know, no one in the locker room is jump can around, excite that had we are on a win streak and we control our own destiny. everyone is still focused on what we have to do and everybody is still feeling so
to celebrate the union of tim and laura. it's amazing how appreciative people are when you tell them they could save a lot of money on their car insurance by switching to geico...they may even make you their best man. may i have the rings please? ah, helzberg diamonds. nice choice, mate. ...and now in the presence of these guests we join this loving couple. oh dear... geico. 15 minutes could save you 15% or more on car insurance. >>> president barack obama today asked congress for billions to help new jersey recover from sandy. right after chris christie vetoed a key part of president obama's health care reform. that's next with governor howard dean. and later, the man who made the war on women legit. >>> the week before the storm, you were out there, president obama couldn't lead his way out of a paper bag with a fist full of 20s and a tank. then right after the storm was i need to rethink the core of my portfolio. what i really need is sleep. introducing the ishares core, building blocks for the heart of your portfolio. find out why 9 out of 10 large professional investors choose ishares for
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